Economic Calendar and indicators of South Africa

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 1.2% 2 Q 2021 1.0% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 34.9% 3 Q 2021 34.4% Quarterly
CPI y/y 5.0% Oct 2021 5.0% Monthly
SARB Interest Rate Decision 3.75% 3.50%
Trade Balance R19.782 B Oct 2021 R22.147 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
2021.12.07 06:00, ZAR, Gross International Reserves, Forecast: $57.454 B, Previous: $57.520 B
2021.12.07 06:00, ZAR, Net International Reserves, Forecast: $55.495 B, Previous: $55.431 B
2021.12.07 09:30, ZAR, GDP q/q, Forecast: -98.7%, Previous: 1.2%
2021.12.07 09:30, ZAR, GDP y/y, Forecast: 5.5%, Previous: 19.3%
2021.12.08 11:00, ZAR, Retail Sales m/m, Forecast: -6.3%, Previous: 5.1%
2021.12.08 11:00, ZAR, Retail Sales y/y, Forecast: 12.4%, Previous: 2.1%
2021.12.09 09:00, ZAR, Current Account, Forecast: R327.568 B, Previous: R342.780 B
2021.12.09 09:00, ZAR, Current Account - GDP Ratio, Forecast: 5.2%, Previous: 5.6%
2021.12.09 09:30, ZAR, Mining Production m/m, Forecast: -1.4%, Previous: -3.7%
2021.12.09 09:30, ZAR, Mining Production y/y, Forecast: 36.7%, Previous: -3.4%
2021.12.09 09:30, ZAR, Gold Production y/y, Forecast: 26.5%, Previous: -6.9%
2021.12.09 11:00, ZAR, Manufacturing Production m/m, Forecast: 1.2%, Previous: 3.8%
2021.12.09 11:00, ZAR, Manufacturing Production y/y, Forecast: -19.5%, Previous: 1.3%
2021.12.10 20:30, ZAR, CFTC ZAR Non-Commercial Net Positions, Previous: 4.2 K
2021.12.14 08:00, ZAR, FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index, Previous: -10
2021.12.14 11:00, ZAR, Building Permits m/m, Forecast: 12.7%, Previous: -3.6%
2021.12.14 11:00, ZAR, Building Permits y/y, Forecast: -170.9%, Previous: 28.6%

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC ZAR Non-Commercial Net Positions 4.2 K 30 Nov 2021 3.2 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 1.2% 2 Q 2021 1.0% Quarterly
GDP y/y 19.3% 2 Q 2021 -2.6% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Unemployment 7.643 M 3 Q 2021 7.826 M Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 34.9% 3 Q 2021 34.4% Quarterly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core CPI m/m 0.2% Oct 2021 0.3% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 3.2% Oct 2021 3.2% Monthly
CPI m/m 0.2% Oct 2021 0.2% Monthly
CPI y/y 5.0% Oct 2021 5.0% Monthly
PPI m/m 0.7% Oct 2021 0.9% Monthly
PPI y/y 8.1% Oct 2021 7.8% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
Gross International Reserves $57.520 B Oct 2021 $57.058 B Monthly
Net International Reserves $55.431 B Oct 2021 $55.012 B Monthly
SARB Interest Rate Decision 3.75% 3.50%
SARB M3 Money Supply y/y 3.19% Oct 2021 4.01% Monthly
SARB Prime Rate 7.25% 7.00%
SARB Private Sector Credit y/y 1.29% Oct 2021 1.60% Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account R342.780 B 2 Q 2021 R261.154 B Quarterly
Current Account - GDP Ratio 5.6% 2 Q 2021 4.3% Quarterly
Trade Balance R19.782 B Oct 2021 R22.147 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
Consolidated Budget Balance R-479.7 B R-557.7 B
Consolidated Budget Balance - GDP Ratio -7.8% -10.0%
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Absa Manufacturing PMI 57.2 Nov 2021 53.6 Monthly
Building Permits m/m -3.6% Sep 2021 17.7% Monthly
Building Permits y/y 28.6% Sep 2021 33.4% Monthly
Gold Production y/y -6.9% Sep 2021 17.7% Monthly
Manufacturing Production m/m 3.8% Sep 2021 7.1% Monthly
Manufacturing Production y/y 1.3% Sep 2021 1.9% Monthly
Markit PMI 51.7 Nov 2021 48.6 Monthly
Mining Production m/m -3.7% Sep 2021 -2.0% Monthly
Mining Production y/y -3.4% Sep 2021 0.7% Monthly
RMB/BER Business Confidence Index 43 4 Q 2021 43 Quarterly
Total New Vehicle Sales 41.588 K Nov 2021 41.041 K Monthly
Total New Vehicle Sales m/m 1.3% Nov 2021 -4.9% Monthly
Total New Vehicle Sales y/y 6.6% Nov 2021 6.1% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index -10 3 Q 2021 -13 Quarterly
Retail Sales m/m 5.1% Sep 2021 4.9% Monthly
Retail Sales y/y 2.1% Sep 2021 -1.5% Monthly